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Feb 21 - 21, 2018 | CME 6.25 | USD $219.99 | Psychiatry
Bismarck, North Dakota
Mindfulness Based Interventions to Rewire the Brain: Increase Focus, Shift Perspective and Quiet the Mind is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Feb 21, 2018 at Ramada Bismarck, Bismarck, North Dakota, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is Social Workers, Psychologists, Counselors, Teachers, School Administrators, Occupational Therapists, Speech-Language Pathologists, Marriage and Family Therapists, Other Helping Professionals who Work with Children. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 6.25 Contact hours. Course Description: Mindfulness works! Learn how to bring it into your clinical practice NOW. Join Stephanie H. Best as she connects the dots between the actual practices of mindfulness and the direct impact on the brain and daily functioning. Through active exposure to targeted mindfulness-based tools, as well as live demonstrations, you will leave with practical methods that can be used to help manage anxiety, depression, ADHD, chronic pain, OCD and personality disorders. This seminar will go beyond traditional meditation practices to include mind-body strategies that intersect with other therapeutic approaches, such as biofeedback, mindfulness-in-motion, and nature-based strategies. Learn how and why certain mindfulness techniques are more effective than others at addressing symptoms of mood, anxiety, attention and “disorder of the self.” You will leave with an expanded mindfulness-based toolbox to share with your clients or students, strategies to help you begin or sustain your own personal mindfulness practice and the ability to synthesize and prioritize these tools to enhance their effectiveness. Course Objectives: • Explore key concepts related to meditation including mindfulness and focused attention. • Assess how meditation changes the structure and function of the brain. • Practice four different types of meditation. • Plan which meditation practices might be ideal for certain mental health concerns. • Implement supplemental practices that can be effectively combined with meditation to enhance its benefits. • Apply meditation skills to movement-based interventions.
Feb 26 - 26, 2018 | CME 6.30 | USD $229.99 | Wound Care
Bismarck, North Dakota
The Ultimate Hands - On Wound Care Clinical Lab is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Feb 26, 2018 at Ramada Bismarck, Bismarck, North Dakota, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Nurse Educators, Physician Assistants, Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants, Nursing Home Administrators, Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapy Assistants. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 6.3 contact hours. Conference Description : In healthcare facilities across the country, billions of dollars are being spent annually on the treatment of skin care and wound management. You are on the front lines of providing care to patients with a variety of skin and wound conditions, and play a critical role in patient outcomes and your facility's reimbursement for services. There is no better way to learn all of the skills you need to provide state-of-the-art care for your patients than through Hands-On Clinical Labs. Attend this highly interactive seminar and learn wound care assessment skills by DOING! Through the use of wound care teaching models, wound care expert, Angela Dalton Wilson, will teach you proper wound assessment techniques. The Hands-On Clinical Lab will add a live, hands-on component to learning that will enhance your retention of skills and techniques covered. Practice identification, measurement and the applications of various products on life-like wound care models. These models provide a life-like simulation to allow for improved assessment of a wide variety of commonly-seen wound care presentations, including all stages of pressure ulcers, tissue types, undermining, tunneling, fissure and surgical dehiscence. Conference Objectives are : • Distinguish at least 6 tissue types found in chronic wounds. • Identify and differentiate at least 4 wound etiologies. • Compare and contrast 6 terms used to document peri-wound status. • Demonstrate accurate measurement and documentation of wounds, tunneling and undermining, according to the clock method, using a wound teaching model. • Identify and categorize at least 7 dressing types, including the indications for use, precautions and contraindications. • Develop an appropriate dressing/ treatment protocol for a wound, based upon exudate, wound status, and products discussed.
Mar 07 - 07, 2018 | CME 6.30 | USD $219.99 | Cardiology
Bismarck, North Dakota
The Heart in Detail is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Mar 07, 2018 at Ramada Bismarck, Bismarck, North Dakota, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is Cardiologists. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 6.30 Credits. Conference Description : • Did you ever wonder why your patient with a myocardial infarction will have dyspnea? • Or have a hard time explaining how beta-blockers work? • Or become confused about ejection fractions, let alone hemodynamics? If you have a hard time explaining to your patients about which blood vessel perfuses what part of the heart, or why they have an arrhythmia, or how their heart failure is causing their kidney problems, then you need to join Cathy Lockett, a mentor who can really make the information easy and understandable. Designed with the bedside clinician in mind, this seminar is appropriate for all healthcare professionals wanting to improve their assessment skills, build a firm foundation of cardiac anatomy and physiology and apply these skills in daily patient care. Understanding these essential concepts will help you find patient complications faster and respond to them more appropriately. Cathy's teaching style allows for an informal interactive discussion. You will leave with a systematic approach to interpreting ECGs, an understanding of common cardiac pathologies, and a renewed commitment to achieving excellence in patient care. Conference Objectives are : • Describe the basic electrophysiology of the heart: Electrical versus mechanical function. • Utilize the "Thumbs Technique" to determine the ventricular axis of the heart. • Review the more common cardiac arrhythmias and discuss the causes. • Define hemodynamic principles in the body. • Relate coronary artery perfusion to cardiac musculature and the conduction system. • Interpret ischemia, injury, and infarction patterns on a 12-lead ECG, 15-lead, and right-sided ECG. • Integrate new evidenced-based guidelines to treat Acute Coronary Syndrome. • Explain the process of valvular dysfunction and state treatments for aortic and mitral valve disease. • Describe heart failure and relate physical assessment findings to hemodynamic parameters in a patient with decompensated heart failure. • State the evidenced-based treatments to include medications and invasive procedures for chronic and acute heart failure. • Differentiate dilated from hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.